Hevingham

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Coordinates: 52°44′38″N 1°15′46″E / 52.74382°N 1.26291°E / 52.74382; 1.26291

Hevingham
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St Botolph, Hevingham
Hevingham is located in Norfolk
Hevingham
Hevingham
 Hevingham shown within Norfolk
Area  11.66 km2 (4.50 sq mi)
Population 1,150 
    - Density  99 /km2 (260 /sq mi)
OS grid reference TG203212
Civil parish Hevingham
District Broadland
Shire county Norfolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORWICH
Postcode district NR10
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk

Hevingham is a Norfolk village and civil parish situated between the A140 road Norwich to Cromer road and the B1149 road Norwich to Holt road. It is 7 miles (11 km) north from the city of Norwich and 4 miles (6.4 km) south from the market town of Aylsham.

Hevingham parish covers a wide area—11.66 square kilometres (4.50 sq mi). The village has grown slightly since the 1891 census (which showed a population of 760) to its current level of 1,150 in 452 households as shown in 2001 census.[1]

The village today[edit]

Amenities in the village include two public houses, The Fox and The Marsham Arms. 0n 11 July 2010 The Marsham Arms suffered a serious fire which resulted in its closure.[2] After restoration the pub re-opened in May 2011.,[3] St Botolph's church (built in 1654), a village hall (built in 2000) where various events are held, and a school (built in 1875) with a capacity of 100 students (currently 98 enrolled). The main industries in the village are forestry and farming.

Notable people[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council, 2001. Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes Retrieved December 2, 2005.
  2. ^ Marsham Arms fire Retrieved 18 October 2010
  3. ^ News report Retrieved 3 August 2011
  4. ^ Bailey, Michael (4 October 2011). "What a year for Norfolk’s British Cycling track starlet Victoria Williamson". Norwich Evening News. Archant Community Media Limited. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 

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